Promoting health and care research in educational settings

Improving health and wellbeing outcomes, reducing health inequalities, and helping shape life opportunities for children and young people are key aims for the NENC Child Health and Wellbeing Network (NENC CHWN) and NIHR Clinical Research Network NENC (CRN NENC).

This collaborative project aimed to explore approaches to enhance access to health and care research within educational settings with the aim of providing more opportunities for children and young people to participate in health and care research across the North East and North Cumbria. 

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  • Kate Swaddle – Deputy Head Teacher and Lead Education Advisor to the North East North Cumbria (NENC) Child Health and Wellbeing Network (CHWN).
  • Neil Richmond – Education Advisor to the NENC CHWN.
  • Heather Corlett – Programme Lead for the NENC CHWN.
  • Steven Pratt - Research Delivery Manager: National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) NENC.
  • John Rouse - Project Manager: Wellbeing Lead NIHR CRN NENC.
  • Contributors to the survey from education settings across the NENC.
  • Funding for this project was provided by NIHR CRN NENC.
  • With thanks to David McPartlan from University of Cumbria for authoring this report and Emilia Soulsby from the CHWN for supporting him in this role.

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